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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) Aid groups asked buy canada goose jacket companies to donate cash to help earthquake relief efforts in Haiti instead of supplies canada goose uk shop like clothing and tents that they cannot distribute yet because of the devastation.

Canada Goose Jackets Residents walk in a destroyed area after a major earthquake hit the Haitian capital Port au Prince, January 14, 2010. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

canadian goose jacket Relief groups are trying to address immediate needs such as clean water and medical cheap canada goose uk supplies, and also are trying to keep airspace around Haiti clear for those needs.

cheap Canada Goose Planes full of supplies headed to the Port au Prince airport on Thursday, but they arrived faster than ground crews could unload them. airspace because they feared the planes would run out of fuel while canada goose coats waiting to land.

canada goose coats is not the moment to drop a container of cinderblocks or roofing material onto the tarmac. We need to do first things first, and we in emergency relief buy canada goose jacket cheap mode, said David Owens, vice president of corporate development for humanitarian group World Vision.

A 7.0 magnitude earthquake devastated Haiti, the poorest nation in the western hemisphere, on Tuesday. The quake flattened hillsides, knocked out communication systems, blocked roads, and rendered Haiti main seaport unusable.

Companies, including Lowe Cos Inc, Google, Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs Group announced donations of $1 million each to help disaster relief efforts, but aid groups said many more millions of dollars will be needed.

now, as of noon eastern, we had $2.5 million worth of donations, said World Vision spokeswoman Anne Duffy. peacekeepers around the city seemed overwhelmed by the Canada Goose Coats On Sale enormity of the recovery task ahead.

buy canada goose jacket just don know what Canada Goose Jackets to do, a Chilean peacekeeper said. can see how terrible the damage is. We have not been able to get into all the areas.

The Haitian Red Cross said it believed 45,000 to 50,000 people had died and 3 million more were hurt or left homeless by the quake.

canada goose coats on sale People line up for food distributed by UN forces in Port au Prince January 14, 2010. troops and ships to Haiti to assist in earthquake rescue canada goose store and recovery efforts, and he said the United States would spend $100 million for immediate canada goose clearance sale relief efforts.

canada goose deals are telling people and corporations that it is most important to give cash, and then we will figure out what the most immediate needs are, said Joy Portella, communications director for relief group Mercy Corps.

hard to throw a bunch of stuff into an environment when you don know exactly what canada goose black friday sale is needed.

canada goose Shipper FedEx urged people to donate money to legitimate canada goose factory sale charities. It said it cannot accept relief shipments of aid collected by cheap Canada Goose individuals or local organizations.

Canada Goose Outlet of severe damage caused by the earthquake, our operations have been suspended into and out of the island until further notice. All customer shipments are being held in Miami until we can resume operations.

Canada Goose online MONEY NOW, CLOTHES LATER MoneyGram uk canada goose International Inc said that through January 24, it would cut fees for canada goose clearance money transfers to Haiti. Western Union is canada goose coats on sale not charging a transfer fee for any amount sent to Haiti from the United States, Canada and France for seven days, once service was re established throughout the country. Fund for UNICEF, the United Nations Children Fund, said in an interview on Wednesday that cash is the easiest donation to put to use in the immediate wake of disaster.

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heard from one of our terrific partners whose in the fashion industry offering, do you need clothes? There will be a moment that clothes will be needed for children. That not what needed today though because then we have to go through the expense of getting them Canada Goose Outlet there, distributing them, she said. can do that right now.

World Vision Owens said cash would be used to buy more of the supplies that it is canadian goose jacket sending to Haiti, like hygiene kits filled with toilet paper, canada goose uk black friday toothbrushes, combs and body soap.

canada goose black friday sale In some instances, Canada Goose online donations of products or services, such as shipping companies flying in supplies or health care companies donating specific canada goose medical equipment, are helpful in the early stages of the disaster, aid groups said.

UPS provided free transport Canada Goose sale to help us get water filtration systems to Zimbabwe during a cholera outbreak, the transportation was a really really helpful thing, said Stephanie Kurzina, vice president for resource development at Oxfam America.

UPS said its transportation team is identifying ocean ships and aircraft that could be used Canada Goose Online to deliver goods to Haiti.

canada goose clearance Meanwhile, Nestle Waters North America and PepsiCo Foundation are donating Canada Goose Parka bottled water, while uk canada goose outlet Procter Gamble said is providing packets of water purifier.

canada goose clearance sale Discount retailer Target Corp is donating $500,000 to the American Red Cross, and helping prepare more than 1 million meals that will be delivered to earthquake victims by the nonprofit organization ImpactLives.

Wal Mart Stores Inc said on Wednesday that it was canada goose uk outlet donating $500,000 to the Red Cross and sending prepackaged food kits valued at $100,000 to Haiti.

buy canada goose jacket cheap Spokeswoman Deisha Galberth said it made the donations after discussing with the Red Cross its most urgent needs. Galberth said Wal Mart would donate more money or supplies, like tents or food, depending on the Red Cross needs.

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